Current Notices

Public information notices from Comhairle nan Eilean Siar.

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Cllr Crichton to hold Surgery in Tolsta

Cllr Donald Crichton will be holding a surgery in Tolsta Tigh Ceilidh on Monday 12 May from 7-8pm.  No appointment is necessary and all are welcome.

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IMPORTANT CHANGES TO FERRY OPERATIONS to PIER NO 1!

CalMac intend to utilise Pier 3 on Wednesday the 7th with the last sailing from Pier 3 being at 7.30am on Thursday 8th May. The midday arrival on Thursday will go to Pier 1 with all subsequent ferry sailings using this Pier.

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Lionacleit Sports Centre Closed

Due to essential maintenance which will disrupt the power supply, Lionacleit Sports Centre will be closed from 4.30pm on Tuesday 29th & Wednesday 30th April.  We apologise for the short notice and any inconvenience this may cause our customers.

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Bus services to Scalpay and Rhenigadale reinstated

The bus service from Tarbert to Scalpay at 1835 Monday to Saturday and Saturday daytime services are now operated by Kenneth Maclennan on the current advertised timetable. The public bus services  from Tarbert to Rhenigadale are now operated by Staran Community Interest Company, on the current advertised timetable. For bookable journeys phone  01851-702632 the previous day.

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School Closure

Castlebay School will be closed on Monday 3 February 2014, due to adverse weather.

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Two Bus Services Temporarily Withdrawn

Two bus services in Harris have been temporarily withdrawn. The Comhairle is looking at making alternative arrangements.

The public services affected are:

1835 Tarbert to  Scalpay (Monday to Friday)

All services Tarbert to Scalpay, Scalpay to Tarbert on Saturdays.

The Tarbert to Rhenigadale route will operate a school only service. This cannot take public passengers.

An update will be provided once an alternative has been finalised.

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OIOF Consultation Meeting – 7th February

An Our Islands Our Future Consultation meeting will take place in the Newton Centre, Seaforth Road, Stornoway at 7:30pm on Friday 7th of February.

All are very welcome.

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Public Consultation Meetings on Our Islands – Our Future

The Comhairle is holding a series of Consultation Meetings throughout the Western Isles next week, on the Our Islands – Our Future initiative. The meetings are scheduled for the following dates and venues:

Tuesday 14 January                Clan MacQuarrie Hall at 7.30pm

Wednesday 15 January          Daliburgh School at 7:30pm

                                                   Council Chambers at 7:30pm

Thursday 16 January              Castlebay School at 7.30pm

                                                   Sir E. Scott School at 7:30pm

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STORNOWAY LIBRARY – 31 DECEMBER 2013

Stornoway Library will be closed on Tuesday 31 December 2013 as there is no heating in the building.

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Stornoway Library – 27th December ’13

Stornoway Library will be closed Friday 27th and Saturday 28th December due to a lack of heating in the building.

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Stornoway Library 24 12 2013

Stornoway Library will close today at 11.45 am due to heating problems.

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Santa Run 21 12 2013

The Santa run has been cancelled today due to the weather conditions.  It will be on next Saturday 28 12 2013 at 1pm.

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Service Provision Over the Festive Season

The Comhairle offices close for the festive break on Tuesday 24 December and reopen on Friday 3 January 2014. However, essential services will continue to be delivered throughout this period: Arrangements that will apply to Council services over the Christmas and New Year period.

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School Closure – Laxdale School 19 December 2013

Due to lack of power Laxdale School will be closed all day today – 19 December 2013.

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School Closure – Leverburgh 19 December 2013

Due to lack of power Leverburgh School will be closed all day today – 19 December 2013.

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Christmas and New Year Refuse and Recycling Collections

Changes to Recycling timetable for Christmas and New Year’s Day.

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Lionacleit and Carinish School Closures – 6 December

Lionacleit and Carinish School will also be closed on Friday, 6 December 2013 due to the disruption to the electricity supply.

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Shawbost School Closure – 6 December 2013

Shawbost School will be closed on Friday, 6 December 2013 due to the disruption to the electricity supply today and repairs necessary to the heating system at the school.

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Motorists Urged to Show Caution – 5 December 2013

Subzero road temperatures along with snow showers throughout the evening and overnight may lead to difficult driving conditions. Road gritting will be undertaken in the early evening, however drivers are advised to take care and be aware that road conditions can change quickly.

Due to tonight’s Christmas event in Stornoway traffic restrictions in the town centre will be put in place by Police Scotland, commencing at 6.30 pm.

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Liniclate Sports Centre – 5 December 2013

Liniclate Sports Centre will be closed for the rest of the day.

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